Violent Clashes Between Police and Partygoers at Stamford Hill Rave

StoryfulPublished: June 28, 2017
Published: June 28, 2017

Police were called to a disperse a block party in Stamford Hill on July 19, when the situation turned violent and resulted in officers being pelted with missiles. The gathering was being held in the centre of the Malvern House Estate in Stamford Hill, and screenshots appearing to show details about the block party had appeared on social media in the hours leading up to the event.Police were at the scene for a number of hours, and videos posted by residents show an initial effort by police to disperse revellers from the centre of the estate, followed by a police retreat. Later during the night, police returned and pursued a reinvigorated effort to corral people towards the outskirts of the estate. On July 19 police were also called to monitor a large water party in Hyde Park, which also turned violent when three police officers were stabbed.The intense heat of July 19, dubbed #HottestDayOfTheYear saw large numbers of people congregate outside in areas throughout London and England.

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